04:02 Thu Jul 24 2014
The IMF says the US economy will grow a "disappointing" 1.7 per cent this year, after a 1.9 per cent expansion in 2013.
04:02 Thu Jul 24 2014
Some economists believe the Reserve Bank may be ready for a pause in rate increases to keep a lid on the already high New Zealand dollar.
03:35 Thu Jul 24 2014
Officials say Russia's current 2014 growth forecast of 0.5 per cent is set to be updated to about one per cent, despite Western sanctions.
03:08 Thu Jul 24 2014
Spain's central bank has raised its forecasts, saying the economy will grow by 1.3 per cent this year and by 2.0 per cent in 2015.
02:59 Thu Jul 24 2014
Daimler's earnings before interest and taxes from ongoing business rose 12 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier.
02:37 Thu Jul 24 2014
GlaxoSmithKline says it expects its earnings per share to be "broadly flat" this year, compared with the previous forecast for growth of 4-8 per cent.
01:51 Thu Jul 24 2014
The collapse of trading exchange MtGox has resulted in Bitcoin investors calling for answers after $US500m worth of the virtual currency disappeared.
01:35 Thu Jul 24 2014
Boeing has delivered 181 jetliners in the second quarter, an increase of 7.1 per cent from 169 aircraft a year earlier amid solid demand from airlines.
01:30 Thu Jul 24 2014
French company Alstom has reported a strong performance in its rail activities, but its energy division continues to suffer.
01:09 Thu Jul 24 2014
The world's biggest paint-maker AkzoNobel has reported a 11 per cent increase in net profit in Q2, to 205 million euros.
23:51 Wed Jul 23 2014
Luxembourg's district court has agreed to a request from Espirito Santo International that it be placed under "controlled management".
23:45 Wed Jul 23 2014
Budget airline Ryanair must repay 9.6 million euros it received in illegal state aid for operating in French regional airports, the EU says.
22:36 Wed Jul 23 2014
Five people who worked for a US food supplier in China have been detained over the sale of expired meat, mainly to fast food outlets, including McDonald's.
19:56 Wed Jul 23 2014
Business is booming for Xero, who are forecasting 80 per cent revenue growth and a US initial public offering in a few years time.
18:30 Wed Jul 23 2014
Griffin's new boss says it can use URC's networks in Asia to meet growing global demand for New Zealand-sourced food.
18:22 Wed Jul 23 2014
"The market is not paying for blue sky", says a New Zealand fund manager, but it is buying blue chip stocks.
17:24 Wed Jul 23 2014
Rising inflation reduces the chances of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia and may diminish New Zealand's yield advantage.
16:58 Wed Jul 23 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency's decision to refuse consent for a flyover near Wellington's Basin Reserve has disappointed the transport minister.
14:53 Wed Jul 23 2014
Kiwi farmers say British farmers should stop bagging New Zealand lamb and focus on promoting lamb generally.
14:30 Wed Jul 23 2014
Water will take 48 days to drain from some Northland farms and when it does the silt has to be turned into pasture.